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Jeanne Calment lived her entire life in the South of France. She filled her days with leisurely pursuits, enjoying a glass of port, a cigarette and some chocolate nearly every day. In 1997, Ms. Calment died. She was 122.
With medical and […]
Barney Frank on Afghanistan: The Lesson of Afghanistan May Not Be What You Think It Is. Including this: “If Europeans decide they won’t let us spend $100 billion a year to defend them against threats they have more than sufficient resources to meet, America will benefit economically and politically.”
Barney and Chris Dodd (of […]
Meet Pramila Jaypal — MBA, former investment banker, leader of the progressive caucus.
We are in good hands.
And Conservative David Brooks is in favor of pretty much what she is — a robust, transformative package.
He has it exactly right:
I’ve spent the past few […]
This is a Paul Revere moment.
Will Americans who love democracy have the bandwidth to listen to more than a four word message shouted from a horse?
Here is the long form, currently sold out on Amazon but the e-book is cheaper and more Earth-friendly anyway:
Bush 43 principal speechwriter Michael Gerson: The Trump nightmare looms again. “Catastrophe is in the front room,” he concludes.
But it doesn’t have to be this way, if each of us does what he or she can — organizing, engaging friends and relatives, providing what resources we can.
Take the Democrats-are-doomed narrative with […]
But first . . .
How far we’ve come.
Yet how far we’ve slipped.
But first . . .
Reagan’s deputy solicitor general, who was also Bush 41’s deputy attorney general, argues: The Supreme Court Has Gone Off the Rails.
Which is why I argue we should Depoliticize the Court.
What red-blooded patriot could be against that?
Check out Andrew Yang’s Forward.
It’s filled with good […]
Meet an unlikely vegan cookbook author . . . the next mayor of the great City of New York. Very cool. Worth the time to listen. Bodes well for New York.
My wife yelled from upstairs and asked, “Do you ever get a shooting pain across your body, like someone’s got a voodoo doll […]
A 22-year-old showed up a quarter century ago (I was on a book tour) and announced he was taking me to the best French restaurant in Philadelphia.
Who was this ebullient, self-confident kid?
Torn between my aversion to pretentious French restaurants and my weakness for free food, I assented . . . discounting virtually all […]
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